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  • 1 Vanquish — Desarrollador Platinum Games Distribuido por Sega Director Shinji Mikami Productor Atsushi Inaba Plataformas …

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  • 2 Vanquish — can refer to:*Aston Martin Vanquish automobile *Vanquish, brand name for a formulation of dicamba pesticide *Vanquish brand pain reliever …

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  • 3 Vanquish — Van quish, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Vanquished}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Vanquishing}.] [OE. venquishen, venquissen, venkisen,F. vaincre, pret. vainquis, OF. veintre, pret. venqui, venquis (cf. an OF. infin. vainquir), fr. L. vincere; akin to AS. w[=i]g war …

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  • 4 Vanquish — Van quish, n. (Far.) A disease in sheep, in which they pine away. [Written also {vinquish}.] [1913 Webster] …

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  • 5 vanquish — index beat (defeat), defeat, demean (make lower), foil, humiliate, kill (defeat), overcome ( …

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  • 6 vanquish — (v.) early 14c., from O.Fr. venquis (past tense), and vencus (p.p.), from veintre defeat, from L. vincere defeat (see VICTOR (Cf. victor)). Influenced in Middle English by M.Fr. vainquiss , present stem of vainquir conquer, from O.Fr. vainkir,… …

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  • 7 vanquish — *conquer, defeat, beat, lick, subdue, subjugate, reduce, overcome, surmount, overthrow, rout Analogous words: *frustrate, foil, outwit, circumvent: *overturn, subvert Contrasted words: surrender, submit, capitulate (see corresponding nouns at… …

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  • 8 vanquish — [v] defeat soundly bear down, beat, conquer, crush, humble, overcome, overpower, overturn, overwhelm, put down, quell, reduce, repress, rout, subdue, subjugate, subvert, surmount, trample, triumph over; concept 95 Ant. fail, lose, surrender …

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  • 9 vanquish — ► VERB ▪ defeat thoroughly. DERIVATIVES vanquisher noun. ORIGIN Old French vainquir, from Latin vincere conquer …

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  • 10 vanquish — [vaŋ′kwish, van′kwish] vt. [ME venquissen < OFr veinquis , inflectional stem of veinquir < L vincere, to conquer: see VICTOR] 1. to conquer or defeat in battle; force into submission 2. a) to defeat in any conflict, as in argument b) to… …

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  • 11 Vanquish — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Sur les autres projets Wikimedia : « Vanquish », sur le Wiktionnaire (dictionnaire universel) En anglais, le verbe vanquish signifie… …

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  • 12 Vanquish — Als Vanquish (vom Englischen für „besiegen“) steht für: einen Sportwagen von Aston Martin, siehe Aston Martin V12 Vanquish ein Computerspiel von Platinum Games, siehe Vanquish (Computerspiel) Diese Seite ist eine Begr …

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  • 13 vanquish — UK [ˈvæŋkwɪʃ] / US verb [transitive] Word forms vanquish : present tense I/you/we/they vanquish he/she/it vanquishes present participle vanquishing past tense vanquished past participle vanquished literary to defeat someone or something… …

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  • 14 vanquish — transitive verb Etymology: Middle English venquishen, from Anglo French venquis , preterit stem of veintre to conquer, from Latin vincere more at victor Date: 14th century 1. to overcome in battle ; subdue completely 2. to defeat in a conflict or …

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  • 15 vanquish — vanquishable, adj. vanquisher, n. vanquishment, n. /vang kwish, van /, v.t. 1. to conquer or subdue by superior force, as in battle. 2. to defeat in any contest or conflict; be victorious over: to vanquish one s opponent in an argument. 3. to… …

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  • 16 vanquish — verb Vanquish is used with these nouns as the object: ↑foe, ↑monster …

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  • 17 vanquish — [14] Vanquish was adapted from vainquiss , the stem form of Old French vainquir ‘defeat’. This was derived from vaintre ‘defeat’, a descendant of Latin vincere ‘defeat’ (source also of English convince, invincible [15], victory, etc). =>… …

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  • 18 vanquish — [[t]væ̱ŋkwɪʃ[/t]] vanquishes, vanquishing, vanquished VERB To vanquish someone means to defeat them completely in a battle or a competition. [LITERARY] [V n] A happy ending is only possible because the hero has first vanquished the dragons... [V… …

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  • 19 vanquish — verb I promise you, we shall vanquish our enemy and reclaim what is rightfully ours Syn: conquer, defeat, beat, trounce, rout, triumph over, be victorious over, get the better of, worst, upset; overcome, overwhelm, overpower, overthrow, subdue,… …

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  • 20 vanquish — van•quish [[t]ˈvæŋ kwɪʃ, ˈvæn [/t]] v. t. 1) to conquer by superior force, as in battle 2) to defeat in any contest or conflict 3) to overcome: to vanquish one s fears[/ex] • Etymology: 1300–50; ME vencuschen, venquisshen < OF vencus, ptp. and …

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